Contentious Politics in North America

National Protest and Transnational Collaboration under Continental Integration

  • Jeffrey Ayres
  • Laura Macdonald

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Theoretical Issues and Policy Implications of North American Integration

  3. Contentious Politics: National and Cross-Border Variations

  4. Contesting Regional Governance

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Stephanie R. Golob
      Pages 231-247
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 248-299

About this book


This is the only book of its kind devoted to exploring contentious politics from a North American perspective, including protests, social movements, transnational contention, and emergent regional governance processes, between Canadian, U.S. and Mexican state and civil society actors.


democracy democratization desegregation economy environment Governance Integration Nation neoliberalism organization Policy politics Protest sovereignty Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeffrey Ayres
    • 1
  • Laura Macdonald
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceSaint Michael’s CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada

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